Must Watch: Wonderful Where the Wild Things Are Featurette
One of the best presentations I saw yesterday at Comic-Con was for Where the Wild Things Are Featurette. The panel kicked off with this short featurette and included a brief appearance by the movie's young star (seen above), aptly named Max Records, who gave a hilarious speech. Anyway, the other scenes we were shown were wonderful as well, but this featurette, which also has the book's original author Maurice Sendak talking about working with Spike Jonze, really set the tone. If you thought that teaser trailer looked great or are even still hesitant about this, I suggest you watch this featurette, it's wonderful.
Watch the great Where the Wild Things Are featurette:
You can also watch the Where the Wild Things Are featurette in High Definition on Apple
Where the Wild Things Are is directed by visionary filmmaker Spike Jonze, of films like Being John Malkovich and Adaptation previously as well as numerous famous music videos as well. The screenplay was co-written by Spike Jonze and author Dave Eggers, a former Salon.com editor who also wrote Sam Mendes' Away We Go. This is based on Maurice Sendak's beloved children's book of the same name. Warner Brothers will finally bringing Where the Wild Things Are to theaters everywhere in October 16th.
Reader Feedback - 17 Comments
erik on Jul 25, 2009
Shane on Jul 25, 2009
When do we see Bob Stencil videos?
Rick Vaughn on Jul 25, 2009
I so wanna see this. It gave me a Neverending Story vibe for some reason. It summoned up childhood memories. And the "monsters" look so adorable and cuddly. Pretty sure I will cry at some point during this movie. 😉
SuicidalOptimist on Jul 25, 2009
Hmm, I think my son will like this.
Mark on Jul 25, 2009
Looks absolutely amazing, I could actually seeing it being one of the best movies of the year.
Caitie on Jul 25, 2009
awesome, Jonze is really at his best here.
Xerxex on Jul 25, 2009
I got the Neverending vibe too...
Dreckent on Jul 25, 2009
I hope emo kids don't destroy this movie, because I can sense merchandise being sold at hot topic.
Kevin on Jul 25, 2009
I have big expectations. Two and a half months.
Mario on Jul 25, 2009
now that's how directors should be im with everyone else who says they can't wait 🙂
DoomCanoe on Jul 25, 2009
I'm pretty sure this one will be the big winner of 2009 (not Avatar).
brou on Jul 26, 2009
This whole fiasco with them trying to censor him and his adaptation is such a clear demonstration of how little the hollywood production system understands about how to work with film makers to "help" fulfill their vision. I can't wait for this. I am excited even more now.
Django on Jul 26, 2009
Thank you for sharing this. I get so choked up every time I see video on this film. The book is so dear to myself and my family. Put me in the "can't wait" column!
Linda on Jul 26, 2009
This is going to be a great addition to to my sons library when it come out....This is a great story to read and he will love seeing it...It will make it more real to him....and thus advancing his imagination to higher greater worlds...Im very please from what i have seen so far and am very excited....Im glad to see that they actually used the writers input in this...it shows alot of respect for the original work.....and by the way emo kids don't ruin things...hollywood does....
Phantom2009 on Jul 27, 2009
very much looking forward to this one! Brought back alot of good memories of being young and full of imagination. I have a very good feeling about this film 🙂
solider on Jul 27, 2009
This is amazing. Of all the movies in the past 10 years this is the film I get most emotional about when I see video on it. Spike Jonze is amazing and will introduce an entirely new generation to the magic that is Where the Wild Things Are. This is a must see.
Jeffro on Jul 27, 2009
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